02.28.2017 | 2 Adar, 5777
Facebook closes official Fatah account
'Gaza war in 2014 caused by Egyptian regime change, Palestinian arrests'
Peace proposals offered by activists on Right and Left
Knesset caucus formed to free Israeli held captive in Gaza
Two killed in overnight shooting incident in Netanya
‘Submarine Affair’ becomes criminal probe
Knesset committee approves landmark biometric database law after 8-year experiment
Five ambassadors present credentials
Deri, Bennett issue new regs to end discrimination against Sephardi haredi school pupils
The sounds of Jewish music
A snapshot of Asia's best
'Moonlight' wins best picture, after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced
Imri Ziv’s "I Feel Alive" named Israeli entry for Eurovision 2017
Jerusalem needs to be at its best for Gran Canaria test
Yellow-and-blue ekes out dramatic win over Maccabi Haifa
Beersheba regains lead over Mac Tel Aviv
Shivek sacked by Rishon Lezion despite championship heroics
Taub Center says Israel is ‘unprepared’ to deal with elderly
Gili May to head issue management unit of Israeli ad firm
U. of Haifa to provide free depression treatment using new techniques
Waze and SPNI team up to prevent wildlife from becoming roadkill
Child gets brain cyst from his dog
Israeli hospital treats first Palestinian for unique brain condition
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Our World: Perez, Ellison and the meaning of antisemitism
The future of Palestinian diplomacy in the Trump era
February 28, 2017: Glick on Menendez
Rouhani likely to win reelection
Google to enable Internet users to virtually explore Palestinian cities
A star from Bethlehem is born with Arab Idol win
UK watchdog: Islamic State planning terror attacks in Britain
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
ADL receives second bomb threat at San Francisco office
US Jewish groups call on gov. entities to 'speak out' against antisemitism
MP Gerald Kaufman, critic of Israel, dies at 86
Jewish Pennsylvania lawmaker hopes cemetery vandalism will unite community
Germany seeks Israeli technology
From Start-Up Nation to Scale-Up Nation
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at new world under Trump
Analysis: No comfort in Perez
Trump is not an antisemite, says Hoenlein
Donald Trump and American Jews: The first good week?
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
La La set to win Oscars
Pyramid of expectations in Cairo
A unique haven for groups and families in the Western Galilee
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
All eyes on the ball?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Egypt's Christians fleeing ISIS violence left in limbo
Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice'
Squaring the two-state circle
J Street's 2017 National Conference
President Trump also to review the transfer of $221 million to the Palestinian Authority by the Obama Administration in its final hours.
By MICHAEL WILNER
‘We hope the state will recognize the massacre, even if it will take another 100 years,’ says MK Frej.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Police spokeswoman Luba Samri acknowledged that police face particular challenges in combating “lone-wolf” attackers.
Border Police officers were suspended from active duty on August 2 after footage of the Hebron incident went viral.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
“If anyone still needs proof occupation corrupts, watch the video,” Meretz MK says.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
High Court of Justice rejects appeal to raze home of West Bank man accused of assisting terrorists in February attack that killed Border Police officer Hadar Cohen.
By MOR SHIMONI/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF
State reportedly fears students could potentially attempt to carry out attacks from the school on security forces stationed at the Sheikh Jarrah base.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The prime minister says the struggle against terrorism will take time but that Israel is fighting hard.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,BEN HARTMAN
No Israelis were injured in the incident.
In a video released by Israel Police, the policewoman said she saw people running. Her identity was concealed in the video.
The incident occurred near a junction adjacent to the West Bank village of Abu Dis, which lies on the outskirts of the Israeli capital.
As a thousand more border police officers are deployed in Jerusalem, those patrolling the dangerous streets amid a wave of terror balance restraint with a firm response.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
In terms of terrorist attacks, Sau noted that most of the assaults have been carried out by lone wolves against ultra-Orthodox Jews and police officers.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The Prime Minister's Office issued a statement on Saturday saying that it had authorized the deployment of an additional 16 companies of Border Police reservists.
By HERB KEINON
The Border Policeman returned to the scene of the incident: "I felt a blow to my shoulder, I turned around and pushed the terrorist away from me."
By MAARIV ONLINE
During initial investigations, 17-year-old suspect admits that he had intended to carry out a stabbing attack.
The violence in Shuafat refugee camp comes one day after a large protest over sanitation conditions.
Venomous serpent found bound to cement barrier used for riot control forces to take shelter.
The explosive was found during a routine check of an Border Police guard station; "We are aware of attempts by terrorists to hurt security forces and that is why we perform checks like this."
Security forces at West Bank checkpoint uncover a number of pipe bombs in possession of the suspects.
The suspect's vehicle lost control and crashed into an electric pole.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
Military sources had previously denied that live fire was used to control May rioting.
By BEN HARTMAN
The officer recounts moment terrorist "noticed us," and "ran towards us," as he describes unfolding of attack.
Dozens of Palestinians throw firebombs, rocks at Border Police officers in Shuafat following Wednesday's attack in capital.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Currently, Palestinian workers are checked only when going into Israel, but not when coming back, which security sources said increases the chances for terrorist attacks.
According to authorities, the arrest took place near the Palestinian village of Beit Jala.
PM addresses soldiers, border policemen who thwarted terrorist attacks; says Israel "prays for peace," but continues to strengthen security forces.
According to the Border Police, the Palestinian, who is in his twenties, climbed a section of the separation fence in the area of Jerusalem.
Officers lightly-to-moderately hurt; just one of a number of minor violent incidents in the West Bank.
Retaliation for IAF strikes had been planned for last week, leaders veto move; Hamas re-deploys rocket prevention force on border.
By YASSER OKBI
Paramedics evacuated the suspect in moderate to serious condition to the Sha'arei Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.
By yaakov lappin
Driver eludes guards' gunfire, currently at large near capital; security forces searching area for suspects.
Firebomb destroys Israeli vehicle near Bethlehem: Two civilians wounded
By REUTERS, YAAKOV LAPPIN
Car found abandoned as security forces sweep the area.
Report: Woman in her twenties planned to commit stabbing attack; police catch her in routine security check.
Security forces fire tear gas, rounds in response to clashes that leave 4 settlers detained, border policeman injured from rock throwing.
Palestinians throw stones, lightly wounding five Israelis near Beit Omar; Border Police report 6 different clashes with Palestinians.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF AND BEN HARTMAN
Albert was tasered, dragged across the floor by Border Police; protest is backed by Knesset members from the Bayit Yehudi party.
MK Hoffman calls bill shameful, Gal-On says similar laws passed by Putin, Likud's Akunis calls it "most democratic, just bill ever."
By LAHAV HARKOV
Lors d’une altercation entre des manifestants palestiniens et la police des frontières israélienne, Ziad Abou Ein, dirigeant de l'OLP, a succombé à une crise cardiaque
By RUTHIE BLUM
Des hommes de terrain risquent leur vie pour sécuriser la frontière sud d’Israël et lutter contre toutes les menaces.
By YAACOV LAPIN
Magen David Adom received reports of the shooting at 11:23 pm.
Barrier raised from 5 meters to 8 meters along a 17-kilometer stretch.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Leaders say apologizing for 48 people killed is not enough.
By BEN LYNFIELD
The survey found that majority of Jewish-Israelis (56%) and Arab-Israelis (62%) did not do not believe that the police treat all citizens equitably.
In a video released by police, the playful marine mammals are seen approaching and swimming around the Israeli vessel.
Heightened security continues in Old City as thousands make pilgrimage to Jerusalem Holy site for Jewish day of mourning.
‘Obviously, the challenges in Jerusalem are different than in Tel Aviv, where there are more criminal-related incidents than terrorism’
“It derives from the fact that for the police, Arab citizens are often identified as a threat and less as citizens,” Abraham Fund director says.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
In surveillance footage of the incident, the man can be seen talking to two plainclothes officers who are eventually joined by more police, after which a fracas ensues.
Alleged Beitunya shooter’s lawyer says state tampered with witnesses.
Weizman cocked his gun and aimed it at Grunov, and fired a shot into his face, killing him.
The station reached out to Ivgy’s attorney for a response but said he refused.
The lower court had ruled out murder in light of the provocation, but had convicted Somech of manslaughter and a heavy 14-year prison sentence.
19-year-old Hadar Cohen's partner, Ravit Mirilashvili who was wounded at the scene Wednesday left hospital to attend funeral.
By MOSHE COHEN - MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF,BEN HARTMAN
Jakubowicz, who joined the Border Police force last year, is survived by his parents, brother and two sisters.
A series of exercises held in Jerusalem check readiness of security forces in the area.
The explosives, including fireworks and pyrotechnics were found during inspection of house in the neighborhood of Jebl Mukaber.
The Palestinians were crammed into two vans that were driving along the highway in central Israel.
180 teams comprised of the best snipers in the IDF and Border Police take part in contest.
Border police discovered a dismantled M-16 hidden in a refrigerator along with a cache of bullets.
21-year-old Sami al-Ajar died of gunshot wound sustained during clash with police.
Shin Bet: Jerusalem resident Musa Ajlouni, 21, confessed to attack, saying he wanted to kill police officers
The men in uniform were surprised by the spontaneous visit, and received the president with unbridled joy and affection.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The charge is one of the most serious in recent memory against a soldier or border policeman for the killing of a Palestinian while acting in the line of duty, and could lead to serious jail time.
No arrests have been made yet following the clashes, as police continue to collect evidence.
More than a thousand people attended the funeral in Beit Jann on Thursday of Supt. Jidan Assad, the 38-year-old officer who was killed in Wednesday’s driving terrorist attack.
Deadly car attack on capital's light rail claims the life of officer Jidan Assad, 38, who is also survived by his toddler son, parents and four siblings.
3 suspects suspected of approaching an as yet unidentified construction site, handcuffing the workers at gun point and stealing their money and property.
The ceremony comes a month after the unit arrested Hamas commander Hussam Qawasme, who organized the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June, according the Shin Bet.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
"The Turkish government still refrains from taking a clear position on the Islamic State," says opposition official.
Footage shows how officer manages to stop the vehicle at gunpoint before a search finds back seat rigged with explosives.
Officers find pipe bombs, gas canisters, explosives, and a detonator inside suspect's car.
Roadside bomb near border marks third attack on Shi'ite group.
Police respond saying they are focusing solely on search efforts; cannot confirm or deny any accusations due to the large amount of information surrounding the case at the moment.
“Criminality is in their DNA. Even when they are legit these guys can never be totally legit,” senior police intelligence officer says.
Residents of West Bank settlement throw stones at police investigating torching of mosque.
By BEN HARTMAN,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Likud Minister Danon on latest incident in Yitzhar: Violence against security forces only hurts the settlements.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,JPOST.COM STAFF
"There were a lot of elements to his story that simply didn’t make sense," says police spokesman.
Driver says he accidentally hit Border Policemen near West Bank village when he stepped on acceleration instead of brakes.
In comparison to 2012, 2013 showed a 14.5% drop in the number of cattle- and sheep-stealing incidents, the police said.
By SHARON UDASIN
Border Police were scanning the area near the Yarkon cemetery in Petah Tikva in search of illegal Palestinian workers.
State says it's only obligated to provide "relevant" information about restraining order against settler, not use of taser gun.
Victims identified as Natan, Yamit Jorno; police suspect financial dispute behind slaying by disgruntled security guard.
MK also calls on police to issue detailed statistics on crimes committed by illegal migrants.
Victims in their 20s escape without serious injury after Arab-Israeli assailants attack vehicle; police investigating the incident.
"Price Tag" graffiti scrawled in Palestinian village; US condemns terror attack, settler reprisals.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, BEN HARTMAN, YAAKOV LAPPIN, TO
The protest turned violent after the crowd obstructed traffic and resisted police orders to keep off the roads.
By AVIVA LOEB,JACOB GOLDSTEIN,LIA KAMANA
High Court decisions regarding Amona have been flaunted since the court issued the first demolition order in 1997, just two years after the outpost was illegally established
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Incidents in which police allegedly used excessive force against Arab citizens are not isolated.
In the wake of the protest, the Israel Police twitter account published a tweet claiming the protesters were blocking streets and throwing stones.
By AHMED MASWADEH
I don’t want to live in fear, and seeing soldiers with guns creates fear; I don’t want to feel like I’m living in an open prison, and I don’t want to leave or move from my house.
By YARA DOWANI
A rabbi’s response to countering the call to boycott Israel.
By YER SHACHAR
This is the second part of the draft that I presented to the Israeli, Palestinian and American negotiators in January 2014.
By GERSHON BASKIN
Vowing to follow through on his campaign promise to crack down on illegal immigration, Trump also promised to build a wall on America's southern border with Mexico.